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Oct 15, 2021
Everyone deserves to have someone by their side.
Oct 7, 2021
“The court system is intimidating and complex, and involves a set of rules that are different from day-to-day living. There are a number of myths out there about legal rights."
Oct 6, 2021
Duty Counsel Day is Oct. 27 during Access to Justice Week in Canada.
Sep 24, 2021
Legal Aid Alberta has gone orange this week as one way to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, September 30. Across the country, Canadians are using the day to learn about...
Sep 17, 2021
Legal Aid Alberta offices will close early to the public on September 30, allowing our teams to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Most LAA services will continue as...
Sep 7, 2021
Family law is a broad area of law aimed at solving family and child welfare issues that are seemingly insurmountable. It isn’t unusual for people to find themselves in need...
Grace Auger is among the eight new judges recently appointed in Alberta
Alberta Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, Kaycee Madu, has appointed eight new judges to the Alberta Provincial Court of Canada. That is the largest number of judges to be appointed at once in at least the last two decades. One of the new judges is Grace Auger, a member of the Bigstone Cree Nation in Treaty 8 Territory.
Toronto Star | July 21, 2021
The Indigenous Bar Association Celebrates the Appointment of Grace Auger to the Alberta Provincial Court
Please join the Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (the “IBA”) in congratulating Judge Grace Auger on her recent appointment to the Alberta Provincial Court.
Nationtalk.ca -- Canada's premier Aboriginal newswire, employment, event and tender service | July 16, 2021
Indigenous courts and restorative justice
Legal Aid Alberta lawyer Jessica Buffalo talks about why Indigenous Courts are needed and what restorative justice is, in advance of LAA's free public webinar on the topic.
Real Talk with Ryan Jespersen | June 21, 2021
Ask A Lawyer: How Alberta’s Indigenous Court aims to help increase trust, embrace culture
Legal Aid Alberta lawyer Jessica Buffalo explains the need for and impact of Indigenous Courts
Global Morning News Edmonton | June 1, 2021
Legal Aid continues to provide services
Locked down or not, Legal Aid Alberta is continuing to serve on the front lines of the justice system throughout the pandemic.
Nanton News | May 21, 2021